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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1037943 (stock #EA223)
Antique Canadian 19th century silver mounted large scrimshaw walrus tusk. Details: The outer side of the tusk is finely engraved with an unusual Hudson’s Bay Company coat of arms. It is composed of a shield with a cross (the cross of St. George) and with four beavers, one in each quarter. Above the shield is a crest which depicts a walrus sitting on the Cap of Maintenance. The shield and crest are supported by two elk with a scroll showing the old Latin motto pro pelle cutem: a skin for a skin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #755148 (stock #T50)
Antique American Indian Beaded Dance Harness Authentic Antique 19th century American Indian (Canadian Plains Cree from Saskatchewan) dance harness composed of black trade silk fabric with twelve rosettes white red and blue glass beads sown to hide discs enclosed by hanging feather attachments. The central panel of the bandoleer is constructed in a geometrical pattern beaded with emerald green and burgundy glass beads on a thick fabric. The entire sewing was done by hand. These items come fr...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Russian : Pre 1900 item #1391528 (stock #R133)
A very unusual, antique, second half of the 19th century, Russian orthodox Icon, Nevyansk School. Finely hand painted with egg tempera, gold leaf and gesso on a wood panel with splint (shponk) inserted in the back.

The icon depicts, painted in great detail, an orthodox Christian saint flanked on the upper left by Christ Pantocrator blessing the saint with the Gospels labelled illegibly on the top in Church Slavonic, possibly St. John.

The borders are painted with eight various family...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1391539 (stock #R154)
Rare Antique, 19th century, large Imperial Russian Rostov Enameled Blessing Reliquary Cross, (Крест напрестольный), of traditional form, of box-like construction (compartment for a reliquary) made of silver plated brass joined by the screws. The exterior is finely engraved in a traditional Russian pattern with a painted enamel crucified Christ on the center, and applied with four hand painted, enameled, oval medallions. On the top a medallion depicting God the Father, inscribed...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1800 item #1073494 (stock #C156])
Antique 18th – early 19th Century Chinese Qing Dynasty Carved Dragon Belt Hook mounted as a magnifying glass handle in a gilt copper mount with engraved flowers and leaf decoration attached to a circular polished magnifying lens. A well carved belt hook with a large dragon head hook with bulging eyes, curled horns and pierced mouth. The body of the belt hook is carved with fine openwork with a writhing chilong holding lingzhi in its mouth. The reverse with a raised button. In the late 19th ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1347452 (stock # IS338)
Outstanding quality antique, 19th century, Islamic, Turkish Ottoman Empire, (Egypt), Cairo -Ware, Mamluk Revival, Silver and copper, inlaid brass, large hanging Mosque lamp,Qandeel. A body of classical dome form and small conical finial surmounted by an elaborated openwork finial, the central wide band adorned with four large copper, inlaid and pierced, medallions containing a calligraphic Arabic inscription, profusely inlaid in thick silver and interrupted by four elaborated cartouches decora...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1387515 (stock #E823)
Antique 18th Century Polish Saxon Swiss Guards Sword of Augustus the Strong King Of Poland Very Rare Authentic Antique, 18th century, circa 1730 A.D. Polish – Saxon Gala sword of the Hundred Life Swiss Guards of Augustus II the Strong, king of Poland, and electors of Saxony. An extremely rare antique, as only 120 of these swords were made and very few survived to the present date, they are primarily in museums. A slightly curved sturdy blade, cut on each face with full-length, slender fulle...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1800 item #1414106 (stock #CH4)
Antique Polish Baroque (17th-18th century Poland) bronze church hanging incense burner censer-thurible. The censer thurible is of baluster form with a pierced domed top and surmounted by a patriarchal cross with a double cross-bar. It is made of several elements: a domed top, bowl, a round conical base, and are cast separately and turned from a solid piece of bronze. The round conical base is fastened to the bowl by the handmade bronze screw from the antique's period time. The domed top is hand ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1900 item #1390801 (stock #FA73)
A very rare pair of Antique European late 19th century cold painted spelter sculptures on elaborated square bases. The finely and realistically modelled sculptures depict a Chinese man and a Chinese woman in national costumes. The man is wearing a long green robe with gold swirl motifs, grey Balloon Pants and red shoes on his feet, the hair is braided and drawn back under a black hat. His left hand is grasping a Chinese musical stringed instrument (Erhu). The female is wearing a lavish robe, ela...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1910 item #1306603
A beautiful Chinese Peking overlay glass meiping vase from the 19th century Qing Dynasty. Excellent carving by hand.
"Chinese Overlay Carved Glass, also known as Peking Glass (Tao Liao Ping in Chinese), is a traditional form of art that starts with a one-color glass base, dipped into contrasting colored glass one layer at a time. The artist then carves away portions of the overlaid glass to reveal layers of other colors underneath, following certain designs. It is a lengthy and tedious pr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #755068 (stock #IS183)
Authentic antique, Medieval Cambodia - Bayon Period, 12h century A.D. Khmer, sandstone head of Shiva. Finely carved with broad mouth and gentle smile and almond shaped eyes, wide sensuously modeled lips set beneath a prominent nose, the finely braided hair rising to conical topknot, the vertical third eye incised on the forehead.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 19 cm (7.48 inches).
CONDITION: Drilled hole in bottom of head with inserted coper tube for dowel and mounting, chipped with old rep...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1421623 (stock #WN255)
Galerie Hafner
$2,200.00
Antique Chinese silver fish set for 12 persons, with twelve forks and twelve knives. All handles with decoration of small Chinese figures among pagodas and a shield-shaped cartouche with monogram "S", the silver tines and blades engraved. Unmarked. Condition: traces of usage, tines partially little distorted, tips of seven blades chipped. Dimension: fork: length: c. 18.2 cm, knife: length: c. 21 cm. Total weight: 1110 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1415550 (stock #UA06064)
L'Asie Exotique
$800.00
Chinese ink rubbing printing depicting Panthaka Arhat, no.4 of the 16 arhat images immortalized in stone at the former stupa at Shengyin Temple. Depicted here sitting on a rock with a book in his left hand and snapping his fingers in his right hand, symbolic of the speed at which he obtained enlightenment, accompanied by a beggar’s bowl and an incense burner, complete with colophons and silk scroll mounting. The Emperor Qianlong ordered the stone stele to be carved in 1764 after the arhat desi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #966024 (stock #J48)
Antique 17th century (circa 1650-1680) Japanese Arita porcelain ewer of oval form with a waisted neck and loop handles, painted in underglaze-blue with panels of peonies reserved on karakusa, the neck is with stylized peonies. The top of the handle has two holes whilst one is pierced and the other is not; the holes were made prior to the firing process of the porcelain at the request of European merchants importing Japanese porcelain for European markets because many of these types of ewer...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre AD 1000 item #1408546 (stock #20190003)
Vishnu with two attendants, Kashmir, circa 8th - 9th century, brass and silver inlay, height 23 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1900 item #1416960 (stock #BNJ)
June Hastings
$750.00
An absolutely perfect 19th century cranberry glass encased with sterling silver cut work perfume dresser bottle. American, it dates circa 1890 and measures 6 inches high, 2.5" diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1361193
galerie Cecile Kerner
€4,200.00
a great khula lhud and sipar indo persian 19th century shield 34cm it represents probably a shah name episode where the heroe kills the white div The greatest Persian mythical hero Rostam undertakes his "Seven Labors" to free his sovereign. At the end, Rostam slays Div-e Sefid and uses his heart and blood to cure the blindness of the king and the captured Persian heroes. Rostam also takes the Div's head as a helmet and is often pictured wearing it.A snakes surounds the shield in spiral figur...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1401420 (stock #1-1150)
Fine Tibetan "damaru" (ritual drum), made of silver and leather. The silver part is in the form of two "kapala shaped" parts, separated by a central silver belt, decorated with several turquoise and coral inserts, to which the handle is attached. This silver part is lavishly decorated with an embossed relief design representing foliage and Buddhist symbols. The leather part is painted in green. Two cotton cords, ending in two small balls are also attached to the drum to strike it. The damaru da...